Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Condolences to Chile

A telegram has been sent by the Cardinal Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin, on behalf of the Holy Father, Pope Francis to the Military Ordinary of Chile, His Excellency, Santiago Jaime Silva Retamales, expressing condolences for the crash of a military aircraft that happened yesterday in southern Chile.

Telegram of the Holy Father, Pope Francis

To His Excellency, the Most Reverend
Santiago Jaime Silva Retamales
Military Bishop of Chile

The Holy Father is closely following the news that beloved country concerning the loss of contact with the aircraft that was headed in the direction of Antarctica.

He assures you of his spiritual closeness to the Chilean people and to all their families, and is praying that the Lord will give them hope at this time of uncertainty while protecting those who are working at searching for the aircraft, as well as all those who are collaborating with the effort.

As a sign of hope, he imparts his Apostolic blessing.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State
Texto original en espaƱol

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